Nepal Now

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Nepal Now is a podcast series where Marty Logan speaks to Nepalis about building a better country.

Dalit lives matter — but to who?

NEPAL NOW - October 12, 2020

Anyone who lives in Nepal knows about caste and untouchability — the social rules that slot people into rigid groups from which they can rarely escape. At the bottom of the caste hierarchy are the Dalits, previously known as untouchables. Anyone living in Nepal would be aware of the deadly, violent crimes committed against Dalits, almost always with no legal consequences. (Since I recorded this episode at least two Dalit girls have been raped and murdered.)

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